Peter Garrett | February 18, 2011
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) will be hosting its 11th annual conference in Orlando, February 20 to 24, 2011. The HIMSS conference provides an opportunity for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to connect with almost 30,000 health information technology (health IT) professionals, health care executives, and providers. As in the past, ONC will participate in the conference and reach out to all stakeholders closely involved in developing and implementing health IT solutions for our nation’s health care providers.Read Full Post.
Dr. David Blumenthal | February 15, 2011
We’ve known for years that health information technology can improve health care. But until recently, the implementation rate among providers has been low, except for a few early adopters.Read Full Post.
Parastou Fatemi | February 10, 2011
Dr. David Blumenthal | February 8, 2011
Rural America is different from urban and suburban America. Health care providers who serve the approximately 50 million Americans who reside in rural communities face special challenges in their effort to deliver quality care.Read Full Post.
Parastou Fatemi | February 4, 2011
The most rewarding aspect of our job working with Beacon Communities is the opportunity to meet with leaders on the front lines of health care to discover how they are using health IT to design concrete improvements in care delivery. Of course, much innovation is underway and progress is being made throughout the country beyond ONC’s network of programs. Our Beacon Communities and other ONC awardees can learn from these efforts,Read Full Post.